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Ceftazidime + avibactam
Essential medicine status
General description
Ceftazidime + avibactam is a combination of a third generation cephalosporin (ceftazidime) and a betalactamase inhibitor (avibactam) used in the treatment of infections caused by extended-spectrum betalactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae or by P. aeruginosa as an alternative to treatment with carbapenem.
INN
Ceftazidime + avibactam
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
Therapeutic equivalent for
Recommendations
Section
Reserve group antibiotics
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 g in vial + 0.5 g in vial powder for injection